Archive: July, 2016

Army Reserve Soldiers Tackle Volunteering, Obstacles
July 20, 2016
HUGO, Minn.- Spc. Kimberly Anderson, assigned to the 847th Human Resource Company, Fort Snelling, Minnesota, smiles before participating in the 2016 Twin Cities Tough Mudder with eight other Reserve Soldiers in Hugo, Minnesota, July 17. Anderson was asked to compete after volunteering at the event the day before. Anderson feels that participating in the event shows that she cares about having a presence in the community. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Claudia Rocha)

Military Style Obstacle Course Challenges Warriors and Citizens Alike
July 20, 2016
HUGO, Minn. -- Army Reserve Soldiers motivate Tough Mudder participants as they make their way through the start line of the Hugo, Minnesota, event July 16. Hugo was the location for the Army Reserve-sponsored race held July 16 and 17, 2016. For the past several years the U.S. Army Reserve has joined forces with Tough Mudder in an effort to strengthen its partnership with the local community, while fostering the resilience of Soldiers, Families, and Civilians.

345th Gladiators gain new leadership
July 20, 2016
FORT JACKSON, SC – Lt. Col. Christopher W. Warner, outgoing commander of the 2nd Battalion, 345th Regiment, passes the battalion guidon to Col. Matthew H. Fath, the 345th Regiment commander. Warner has relinquished command to Lt. Col. Augusto Villalaz during a ceremony at Fort Jackson, S.C. (US Army photo by Sgt. Darryl L. Montgomery, 319th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

88th RSC ensures Army Reserve Ambassadors know the Soldier’s story
July 19, 2016
Army Reserve Ambassadors attending the 88th Regional Support Command’s Army Reserve Ambassador Workshop July 16, observe an after action review during the 86th Training Division’s WAREX taking place on Fort McCoy.

Yellow Ribbon program assist deploying families
July 19, 2016
Brig. Gen. David Elwell, 311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) addresses 376th Human Resources Company and 314th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion Soldiers and families at a Yellow Ribbon event at the Westin Bonaventure, Los Angeles, Calif. about their upcoming deployment. Yellow Ribbon events provide resources, training, and support to family members of Soldiers deployed overseas. July 17, 2016. (U.S. Army photo by CPL Timothy Yao, 311th ESC Public Affairs/Released)

Army Engineers Plan for the Future
July 19, 2016
Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Holmes, deputy adjutant general for the Tennessee National Guard, listens on as speakers present their briefings during the Engineer Total Planning Exercise (ENTAPE). ENTAPE is an exercise that brings together the senior engineer leadership from all components of the Army, in order to network, plan, and coordinate future capabilities. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jason Proseus/Released)

Army Reserve commanding general shares vision with senior leaders
July 18, 2016
Lieutenant General Charles D. Luckey, chief of Army Reserve and commanding general, U.S. Army Reserve Command (left), is greeted by Maj. Gen. Margaret W. Boor, commanding general of the Army Reserve’s 99th Regional Support Command (right), upon his arrival July 14 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. As USARC’s commanding general, Luckey leads a community-based force of more than 200,000 Soldiers and Civilians with a "footprint" that includes 50 states, five territories, and more than 30 countries. The Army Reserve is a critical force provider of trained and ready units and Soldiers providing full spectrum capabilities essential for the Army to fight and win wars and respond to homeland emergencies on behalf of the American people.

Fundamentals are key for Soldiers in Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson
July 18, 2016
Soldiers in Basic Combat Training with Company B, 2nd Battallion, 60th Infantry Regiment at Fort Jackson, S.C., use dime and washer drills to work on the fundamentals of rifle marksmanship before heading up to the range to zero their personal weapons, July 14. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Brian Hamilton/ released)

313th MCB cases colors on the road to war
July 18, 2016
Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Vincent B. Barker, commanding general of the 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) (left), U.S. Representative John Sarbanes, 3rd District, Maryland (center), and Lt. Col. Christopher J. Buzard, commander of the 313th Movement Control Battalion (right), walk to the podium during a ceremony to case the unit colors in preparation for deployment on July 10, 2016, in Baltimore, Md., at the 1SG Adam S. Brandt United States Army Reserve Center. The 313th MCB is scheduled to deploy to the Middle East in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Cheerleaders do Army-style workouts to stay fit
July 18, 2016
Msg. Brian McWilliams and Cpl. Timothy Yao, 311th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), lead the William S. Hart High School cheerleaders in Army-style workouts to prepare the girls physically for their up-coming season. Instead of just dressing up for a spirit day, the coaches wanted to bring in Soldiers to help motivate the team. Santa Clarita, Calif. June 13, 2016.
(U.S. Army photo courtesy of Spc. Aracely Jimenez, 311th ESC)